The popular band Guns N Roses was playing at MetLife Stadium, which typically operates as a sporting venue for the New York Jets and the New York Giants, two professional football teams in the NFL. Guns N Roses was performing in East Rutherford as part of a major nationwide tour, Not in This Lifetime The return of the famous 1980s rock band has generated a lot of excitement among music fans.
According to a spokesperson for the New Jersey State Police, the 30 people who were arrested during the Saturday music performance at MetLife Stadium were charged with various criminal offenses, including:
- Disorderly Conduct: Police arrested nine people for causing disturbances at the Guns N Roses concert.
- Solicitation: A total of 11 people were placed under arrest for solicitation without a valid permit.
- Aggravated Assault: One woman was arrested for aggravated assault against a police officer.
- Simple Assault: Two people at the concert were charged with simple assault, which is classified as a disorderly persons offense.
- Resisting Arrest: One person was arrested for resisting arrest.
- Lewdness: Police made one arrest for open lewdness at the Guns N Roses concert.
- Trespassing: Three people were charged with criminal trespassing.
- Harassment: Police arrested one person on charges of harassment.
- Marijuana Possession: One individual was charged with simple possession of marijuana after allegedly being caught with less than 50 grams of pot.
The individual charged with aggravated assault was a Mahwah New Jersey woman who allegedly attacked two police officers in the MetLife Stadium parking lot. At this time, it is unclear what prompted the alleged assault.
The two NJ State troopers reportedly sustained minor injuries as a result of the violent incident. Meanwhile, the Mahwah NJ suspect was taken into custody and charged with a third degree felony. That s because N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b) classifies aggravated assault on a police officer is a third degree crime that carries a potential punishment of 3-5 years in New Jersey State Prison.
For additional information, view the NJ1015.com article, “30 Arrested at Guns N Roses Concert at MetLife Stadium, Police Say.”